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History of Education

Links to library databases and other resources for researching the history of Education, especially in the United States.

Primary Sources: Introduction

Penn State subscribes to a vast number of primary source databases. In addition to the resources listed below, check the Primary Sources section of the History subject guide, or consult with Education librarian Ellysa Cahoy ( 

Primary Sources: Books

Primary Sources: Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

Primary Sources: Images and Video

Primary Sources: U.S. Government Documents

Primary Sources: Archival Collections